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Earl Bamber

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Porsche pursues first win of the season at IMSA restart

After a five-month hiatus, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship revs up again on 4th July. After the postponement of races due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 season gets underway again with another race at Daytona (USA). At the season-opening round at the Florida venue, Porsche fielded a pair of new 911 RSR at its … Continue reading

Porsche tackles endurance classic at Le Mans with top crews

The driver crews are set: Porsche goes trophy hunting in the GTE-Pro class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in mid-June with 12 drivers. Four Porsche 911 RSR (2019 model year) will be driven by successful Porsche works drivers and Young Professionals. Lining up on the grid are the current WEC world drivers’ champions … Continue reading

Matt Campbell secures first pole position for Porsche at Bathurst

An ideal qualifying for the Porsche customer team Absolute Racing at the opening round of this year’s Intercontinental GT Challenge: Porsche works driver Matt Campbell (Australia, No. 911) turned the fastest lap of the day (2:03.554 minutes) in qualifying for the Bathurst 12 Hour, thus handing Porsche its first pole position at the Mount Panorama … Continue reading

Five Porsche 911 GT3 R aim for a successful start to the IGTC season at Bathurst

Porsche launches its Title Defence Mission in the Intercontinental GT Challenge at Bathurst, Australia. In 2019, the sports car manufacturer claimed the IGTC titles in the manufacturers’ and drivers’ classifications. The gruelling twelve-hour race (January 31 to February 2) traditionally marks the start of the most important championship for GT3 sports cars. In the race … Continue reading

Porsche 911 RSR celebrates successful USA premiere with Daytona double podium

The new Porsche 911 RSR celebrated a successful North American debut with a double podium at the 24 Hours of Daytona. After a strong team effort, the two ca. 515-hp nine-elevens fielded by the Porsche GT Team finished on second and third place. Porsche, which won the manufacturers’ championship in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship … Continue reading

Porsche GT Team holds on to the lead through the night a Daytona

At the Daytona 24-hour race, both Porsche 911 RSR ran flawlessly through the night to further consolidate their position at the top. In cool temperatures, the Porsche GT Team without fail made the right tyre choice. Thanks to this, the six works drivers were able to take full advantage of the performance potential of the … Continue reading

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